Materials

Industry Update

XRF analyser

X-ray fluorescence analysers for metals analysis

Ashtead Technology says X-ray fluorescence (XRF) is one of the most important technologies in its range of non-destructive testing (NDT) and environmental testing instruments.

Comment & Features

Quality pumps extract the best from hazardous by-products

In the aluminium refining process, scrap is melted in rotary or reverberating furnaces under a bath of molten salt which floats on the metal surface. Molten aluminium and its salt cover are then tapp…

Analysis

National Grid control centre

In demand

With plant closures outstripping the supply of new electricity generating capacity, last month saw the launch of a campaign to recruit major energy users to help balance the grid.